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swing

 
 
pronunciation:
swIng
parts of speech:
verb, noun
features:
Word Combinations (verb, noun)
part of speech: verb
inflections: swings, swinging, swung
definition: to move or cause to move backward and forward around a point.
He swung the door open.The door swung on its hinges.
similar words:
rock, spin
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part of speech: noun
definition: a seat hung from ropes or chains on which one sits and moves back and forth for pleasure.
She played on a swing at the park.
 
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derivation: swingable (adj.)